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What does dizziness before bowel movement mean?

What does dizziness before bowel movement mean?

Blood Flow diversion: Depends on exactly when before bowel movement. If it is just prior when you are bearing down to evacuate the rectal vault, then the valsalva maneuver cause redirection of blood flow from the brain to the viscera causing dizziness and in certain circumstances loss of consciousness. ...Read more

Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more

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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

Don't change positions quickly
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Avoid driving while you have symptoms
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Wear shoes without heels
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I haven't been able to use the bathroom for a bowel movement in 3 weeks. What should I do? I've been vomiting nonstop and dizzy.

I haven't been able to use the bathroom for a bowel movement in 3 weeks. What should I do? I've been vomiting nonstop and dizzy.

Go to the hospital: Constant vomiting will lead to dehydration and shut down of the kidneys. You need to go to the hospital for intravenous fluid supplement while they work up the reason for your condition which could be just physiologic constipation but bowel obstruction needs to be rolled out as a cause of this problem. ...Read more

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Can nausea disrupt bowel movements making it green? I have had slight headache and am sick dizzy could bowel movement have to do with sickness

Can nausea disrupt bowel movements making it green? I have had slight headache and am sick dizzy could bowel movement have to do with sickness

Green Stool: Rapid transit of stool through the intestines can prevent reabsorption of fluid and processing of bile salts. That is why loose stools are so often green. Perhaps you have gastroenteritis. Start w clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip, sip, sip. Work up to solids w bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I need a bowel movement I feel palpitations, cold hands, mild dizziness & generally feel strange. Relieved soon as I go to toilet. Why?

Sometimes when I need a bowel movement I feel palpitations, cold hands, mild dizziness & generally feel strange. Relieved soon as I go to toilet. Why?

Vagal reaction: It sounds like you may be experiencing a vagal reaction with bowel movement. This is not an unnatural reaction but it may be exagerated in some individuals. It is not clear if you have any medical or mental health diagnosis but it is more common in females with anxiety disorder. You may benefit by consulting with your doctor for an anticholinergic such as scopolamine if symptoms worsen. ...Read more

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Period2/5-9 sex2/16 soft bowel movement & feel constipated gassy but it feel trapped feeling kinda nauseated & have dizzy spell pregnancy or sum else?

Period2/5-9 sex2/16 soft bowel movement & feel constipated gassy but it feel trapped feeling kinda nauseated & have dizzy spell pregnancy or sum else?

Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. The best time is if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Managing Vertigo & Dizziness (Checklist)

Avoid rapid head movements
once
Ask for help walking if you are unsteady on your feet
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Keep carefull track of all associated symptoms
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I have dizzy spells, bruising, pain near my upper left rib cage and have a bowel movement about 4 times a day until my stomach feels like its ripping?

I have dizzy spells, bruising, pain near my upper left rib cage and have a bowel movement about 4 times a day until my stomach feels like its ripping?

? etiology: These symptoms should definitely not be ignored. I would recommend you see a physician so you could have an appropriate evaluation. There are numerous things to consider from those related to the gastrointestinal tract to the endocrine system and neuroendocrine system. You need to see a doctor. Start with your primary care physician and they can help orchestrate your work-up. ...Read more

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Vertigo (Definition)

A type of dizziness where the patient inappropriately experiences the perception of motion usually due to a dysfunction of the inner ear apparatus. It can be associated with nausea, vomiting and an unsteady gait. Vertigo is classified as either peripheral (inner ear or vestibular problem) or central (injury to the balance centers of ...Read more

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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is light-headedness, feeling like you might faint, being unsteady, loss of balance, or vertigo (a feeling that you or the room ...Read more

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